Monthly Archives: July 2012

INTANGIBLES WOVEN IN TWINE

About the significance of Indian basketweaving, the Burke Museum intoned,“While it is an ancient art, basketry is a tradition which continues to thrive today.  In the past, basket making was the domain of women.  Today, both men and women practice … Continue reading

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A TIME FOR CELEBRATING

I have only one heart and one tongue—Howlish Wampo, June 1877 The pow-wow world of modern Native American singing and dance competition is said to be ‘pan-Indian.’  Pow-wow is like a broad cross-cultural theater.  Specialized powwow dances and songs originated … Continue reading

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